MILAN | ITALY - - Saudi-born designer, Yousef Akbar, was selected out of 170 competitors to participate in Fashion Forward Dubai’s (FFWD) 2020 edition in April, the UAE-based initiative announced. The competition, which he won, was by ‘Not Just a Label’ – a community that helps give emerging talent an easily accessible network and retailing … Continue reading FASHION | Saudi Designer Yousef Akbar Wins Competition To Debut At Fashion Forward Dubai
LOS ANGELES -- Designer Tom Ford, a favorite of Hollywood’s top stars, helped kick off on Oscar weekend on Friday night moving his runway show featuring looks for fall 2020 to southern California for one of the fashion season’s most anticipated events. With a star-laden front row boasting Renee Zellweger, Jennifer Lopez and Miley Cyrus, … Continue reading FASHION | Tom Ford Shows His Sexy Designs In Los Angeles On Oscar Weekend
Jordanian – Romanian footwear designer Amina Muaddi’s shoes ranked as the second most-searched women’s product on e-tailer Lyst in the last quarter of 2019. After being seen on Kendall Jenner and Hailey Biber, Muaddi’s ‘Gilda’ heels sparked an average of 60,500 monthly searches between October and December, while the brand saw a 73 percent rise … Continue reading FASHION | Amina Muaddi Among Most-Searched Brands In The World, According To Lyst
SOME FAST FACTS ABOUT FAST FASHION | What Is Fast Fashion, And Why Is Everyone Talking About It? This year, the average person will buy 68 garments, and wear each piece only seven times before disposing of it, according to the Wall Street Journal. It wasn’t always like this. In 1980, people bought five times … Continue reading SOME FAST FACTS ABOUT FAST FASHION | What Is Fast Fashion, And Why Is Everyone Talking About It?
DUBAI | UAE – Qasimi presented its Fall/Winter 2020 runway show at London’s Truman Brewerly on Sunday, nearly six-months after the death of its founder and creative director, Khalid Al-Qasimi who passed away at the age of 39 in London in July 2019. It was the final collection that the late fashion designer, who launched … Continue reading FASHION | The Qasimi Fall 2020 Show Was A Tribute To The Late Designer
Dubai will be the “Fifth fashion Week in the world” The numbers speak for themselves. But in case anyone is unaware: fashion is big business in the UAE. How Big are we talking? Try more than $12 bn per year – that’s according to a report from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, which reveals clothing … Continue reading FASHION | Dubai will be the “Fifth fashion Week in the world”
It’s the first time two of the most famous names in retailing have combined in what they say is a long-term partnership. But what to call the venture? Pradidas and Adada are among the favorites in the Twittersphere. Prada’s marketing department could probably do better, though, as they’ve already demonstrated peerless descriptive powers in the … Continue reading BUSINESS & FASHION | Adidas And Prada: Or Should That Be Pradidas Or Adada?